NEW ZEALAND: Fonterra deal with Dairy Foods slammed as anti-competitive
New Zealand mega-dairy Fonterra has been criticised for creating an anti-competitive climate through its agreement to sell the Dairy Foods subsidiary to Graeme Hart, who acquired some 70% of Dairy Foods last month. Fonterra is believed to have promised Hart it will not set up a rival milk factory in the top half of North Island, thus giving Dairy Foods an unfair advantage. Furthermore, critics of the deal are unhappy that Hart is paying just A$1 (US$0.56) for the exclusive, free and perpetual right to use the trademarks for Anchor, Fernleaf and Chesdale products in New Zealand.
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